Araw Para Games at Rizal Park on March 1

THIRTEEN events are lined-up in the coming 81st Araw ng Dabaw Para Games this March 1 at the city-renowned Rizal Park grounds.

James Infiesto of the organizing committee in yesterday’s Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum said that this year’s Para Games will be bigger than that of last year regarding with the prizes and the number of events.

“We have picked the Rizal Park inorder for all Dabawenyos to watch the games. We have athletic PWDs who are capable enough to do what non-disabled persons can,” Infiesto said.

In cooperation with the Davao City Sports Development Division Office, this year’s Para Games will have   Wheelchair Table Tennis, Table Tennis for Deaf, Standing / Crutches Table Tennis, Chess for various categories such as Visually Impaired and Orthopedically Handicapped, Volleyball for the Hearing Impaired, Goalball for Visually Impaired, Three on Three Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelaton for men and women, Fun Run for the Visually Impaired with categories for Completely Blind, Partially Blind and Women’s Category.

From last year’s games, included for this year are the Men and Women’s Wheelathon.

Cash prizes, medals and trophies will be at stake for the winners.

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